How to Lower Your AT&T Wireless Monthly Bill

I recently took a look at all my bills and realized that my monthly AT&T bill is one of the highest.  Annualized, I was paying as much for cell phone service as I was for my electric bill.  I also noticed that my AT&T bill was higher than the monthly Cablevision bill for internet, phone and television.  This had gotten out of hand and I needed to lower the price, even if it meant leaving AT&T.  I’m going to detail how I cut my AT&T bill by $30 monthly.  I’m going to jump around a bit, so stay with me. Fortunately … Read more…

Is Cell Phone Insurance Worth the Cost?

Is cell phone insurance worth the cost?  Maybe not. First a story.  The winter of 2014/2015 was a brutal one here in New Jersey.  It stuck with us until mid April.  Seemed like it wouldn’t end.  My driveway was a sheet of ice most of the winter.  Here in the northeast, we all are familiar with a term called black ice.  This is a condition where a thin transparent layer of ice covers your driveway or the roadway.  You aren’t aware of it since its invisible.  You only become aware of it when you walk or drive over it.  A clear … Read more…

Adding an External GPS Antenna to a Verizon Wireless Network Extender

While Verizon has some of the best coverage in the country, there are places where it’s not that great.  This is especially true when inside a brick building or deep within an office building.  It’s also the case in areas where building codes are stringent to minimize damage from earthquakes and hurricanes (Florida for example).  Verizon came up with a solution by offering a wireless network extender.  These extenders are made by Samsung.  These work real well in that they act as a repeater taking in the cell signal then re-transmitting within your building.  The issue is that the deeper … Read more…